This workshop is now fully booked. Please click here if you would like to be placed on a waiting list for the Brisbane workshop.
Video remains one of the most effective forms of digital storytelling, as it is three-dimensional - the visuals allows you to bring the story to life and the audio enables you to convey emotions in the story through narration and music.
Creating a good digital story using video as a medium is not as hard as you might think. You don't always need expensive equipment and advanced technology to create something compelling and meaningful. It is about honest, well-told stories.
This workshop will give you the first step to creating a video such as this, to share your not-for-profit story or promote your organisation and cause. Throughout the day you will learn about:
It will also include a hands-on shooting, interview and editing exercises, so not only will you walk away with great tips and strategies, you will also get some experience in making your own video!
Registration fee includes morning and afternoon teas, lunch, workshop materials and all equipment to use on the day. Please note that this workshop will use PC and Windows software. Places are limited.
If you register for this workshop, you will also get free access to the webinar recording 'Why bad videos happen to good causes: 10 things your not-for-profit needs to know to make video work for you'! (valued at $30)
Testimonials from Sydney attendees
"Information was presented well and was easy to follow, good to get some lecturing as well as hands on experience.”
“Presenter was knowledgeable, humourous and engaging. Fast paced class. Great mixture of practice and theory.”
“Really informative, good overview of lots of topics. Got a lot out of the day.”
About the facilitator - Elias Nohra, CuriousWorks
Elias is CuriousWorks’ Head Educator. He has delivered a tremendous amount of digital arts and media workshops for CuriousWorks, across Sydney, regional NSW and regional Western Australia. Elias has also documented and edited CuriousWorks’ live performances and collaborated on video works for the company’s first major initiative, The Migrant Project.
CuriousWorks enables communities to tell their own stories powerfully and sustainably. They are constantly innovating the connection between art, education and technology. They’re steadily building a future where all Australians have regular access to self-directed, compelling stories from the margins of our society. They collaborate with communities to create innovative, acclaimed artistic product that celebrates their culture and give them the tools and the training to speak for themselves.
Previously, Elias taught film at University of NSW and various high schools around Sydney. He has also developed a visual media mobile application for deaf people with The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children and a prototype for an educational computer game, entitled Jackals of the Nile, for the Catholic Education Office.
Check out these other resources on digital storytelling: